This Day in History: 1971-08-13

The Rev. Father Carmelo Degiorgio, Parish Priest of Toodyay and Jennacubbine for the past 3 ½ years, celebrated the Silver Jubilee of his ordination. Archbishop Dr. Lancelot John Goody and 8 priests celebrated Mass at St. John the Baptist Church, Toodyay. A reception followed at the CWA Hall, also attended by the Rev. Paul Atkins and members of the Church of England congregation, the Rev. W. Fawell and representatives of the Methodist congregation, Mr. and Mrs. Ian Vincent Murray, representing the Shire Council, and parishioners from Father Degiorgio’s previous parishes at Highgate and Subiaco.

Central districts herald-tribune, 19 Aug. 1971, p.6.